ISLAMABAD: The administration of Islamabad has decided to put in place ironclad security measures on the day of the vote on the no-confidence decision against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
It was decided to declare the red zone as a highly regulated area because
the general public will not be permitted to enter the premises. Only Margala
The road will be open to enter the red zone, while, at three layers
containers will be installed on other access roads.
On election day, political gatherings will not be allowed to enter Islamabad
8,000 Punjab Police Security Officers will be deployed in two
changes. For the security of Islamabad, the services of 3,000 civil servants from
Punjab police and 1,000 Frontier Corps (FC) soldiers were searched,
while security duties will also be assisted by Rangers.
Moreover, Islamabad Police also collected visitor data to enter the
The boxes of Parliament and the President of the National Assembly (AN) will be solicited
to prevent the entry of unauthorized persons.
Earlier today, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said the
the opposition proved its majority in the National Assembly and Prime Minister Imran
Khan practically became “the former Prime Minister”.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, during a press briefing on Friday, said there will be
have “serious consequences” if the PTI government attempts to prevent any MP from
go to parliament. Anyone trying to do such an activity would be
charged under Article 6 (treason), Bilawal added.
The leader of the opposition in the National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif, also wrote a
letter to the Home Office requesting ironclad security for MPs during
vote on the non-confidence resolution against Prime Minister Imran Khan.
PML-N Chairman, in a letter to the Home Secretary, quoted Prime Minister Imran
Statement by Khan to call 100,000 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI)
supporters in the federal capital on election day.
The letter further stated that the district administration and the police
must “perform their functions in accordance with the Constitution and the
law” to ensure the safety of parliamentarians.